October 21, 2015

“This crisis is taking lives — it’s destroying families and shattering communities all across the country,” President Obama said in remarks at a community forum meant to kick off his administration’s new push to curb opioid abuse. 

October 21, 2015

The free app can accept payment, record transactions and capture signatures for controlled substances across multiple stores.

October 21, 2015

In light of a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee on MTM programs, Rite Aid’s field clinical services director testified and both the NACDS and NCPA submitted statements calling for expanded MTM programs. 

October 21, 2015

A new study has found that retailers are struggling to unify their online and in-store experiences, with existing technology/infrastructure preventing them from moving forward with new omnichannel solutions.

October 21, 2015

Despite slight trouble in its different segments, Supervalu’s gross profit was 14.4% of its net sales ($583 million), a slight increase over its 14.2% profit in the same quarter last year.

October 20, 2015

A new generics supplier has come to the United States with Alembic Pharmaceuticals’ launch of its Namenda generic.

October 20, 2015

Using 2013 data from state prescription drug monitoring programs from eight states, the CDC found that prescribing practices between states vary drastically.

October 20, 2015
A four-year-old in Fayetteville, Ark. celebrated her birthday with a CVS-themed party, with a little help from the company.
October 20, 2015

Read about one of the webinars that is being presented as part of Drug Store News and the Convenient Care Association’s Retail Healthcare Webinar Series — a primer on using big data and analytics in health care.

October 20, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Tris Pharma’s pediatric amphetamine-based ADHD treatment.

October 20, 2015

Data from the International Osteoporosis Foundation suggest that a large majority of people are not getting enough calcium.

October 20, 2015

Shoppers in Kmart on Halloween will be eligible for a holiday discount.

October 20, 2015

Rhonda Johnson joins the MPG team as its EVP and client lead after several years at Merck. 

October 20, 2015

The PADSP has also launched a website, DrugProtections.org, that explains the REMS program to patients and lists medication that are currently marketed with a REMS.

October 20, 2015

Fast Company's Design vertical reported from the USC Body Computing Conference about technology the unviersity’s Center for Body Computing has developed that allows for what conference founder Dr. Leslie Saxon calls hologram house calls. Saxon can video-conference with patients as a hologram using the center’s technology. “This is really the moment to transform traditional health care and transform digital health care systems,"Saxon said.  “In doing so, we can really provide patients around the globe with health care where there’s never been any. And we can provide patients with the type of data they need and the information they need to be in command of their health care story.” (Fast Co. Design)

October 20, 2015

Rite Aid EVP Bryan Everett, U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings and others commemorated the reopening of a Rite Aid store damaged during protests earlier this year. 

October 20, 2015

The company commemorated the milestone with a tour of the facility attended by Valeant chairman and CEO J. Michael Pearson and elected officials, local business leaders and plant employees.

October 20, 2015

See photos from the grand reopening of Rite Aid’s store at 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Baltimore. 

October 20, 2015

The majority of those reporting that their families will be spending less are women, according to a new CivicScience poll. 

October 20, 2015

Target will be working to achieve the benchmarks — which include investment in renewable energy and reducing waste sent to landfills — by 2020.

October 20, 2015

In the latest installment of What’s Next, Lonni Delane outlines some of the biggest trends in cosmetics, as identified by Mintel’s senior innovation and insights analyst for beauty and personal care.

October 19, 2015

According to the EPA, Ahold USA’s current green power use of nearly 158 million kWh is equivalent to the electricity use of nearly 15,000 average American homes annually.

October 19, 2015

Amazon’s SVP global affairs Jay Carney (formerly the White House Press Secretary) has published a story on Medium.com refuting many claims made by an August New York Times article about the workplace culture at the e-commerce giant.

October 19, 2015

Church & Dwight will visit several campuses nationwide to rally students to join the movement, make a difference and pledge to support a culture of consent.